Redshank

Definition of Redshank

Red´shank`   Pronunciation: r?d´sh?nk`
n.1.(Zool.) A common Old World limicoline bird (Totanus calidris), having the legs and feet pale red. The spotted redshank (Totanus fuscus) is larger, and has orange-red legs. Called also redshanks, redleg, and clee.
2.A bare-legged person; - a contemptuous appellation formerly given to the Scotch Highlanders, in allusion to their bare legs.

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genus Tringa, sandpiper, Tringa, Tringa totanus
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